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Spring Practice Report - March 8

Alec James (BN/13)

With head coach Gary Andersen turning the defense loose on the offense in the first day of full pads, Wisconsin redshirt freshman defensive end Alec James showed that he couldn't wait to get his hands on the quarterbacks.

MADISON - Tackling wasn't one of the many concerns Wisconsin suffered through last season, but Badgers coach Gary Andersen made sure that his young defense doesn't suffer through a lack of fundamentals. That's why Wisconsin's second year head coach is orchestrating live tackling drills during certain portions of practice, and that includes making the quarterbacks fair game. "That gets us fired...

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